• Brick and Mortar Vocabulary Words By Grade

    Lead4Ward - STAAR Academic Vocabulary - Great Schools

     

    Koonce's Korner: Building Academic Vocabulary- "Brick and Mortar" Words
     
     

    Kindergarten Academic "Brick" Vocabulary Words:

    Math
    Reading/Writing
    Science
    Social Studies

    Kindergarten Scaffolding by Content Area by Lead4Ward  

    Kindergarten "I Can" Statements (Lead4Ward Student Learning Reports)

     

    1st Grade Academic "Brick" Vocabulary Words:

    Math
    Reading/Writing
    Science
    Social Studies

    "Mortar" Words for 1st Graders:

    annoy ignore prefer
    attention instead problem
    calm investigate protect
    comfortable invite proud
    consequences important question
    curious jealous reminds
    curve leader repeat
    decide list report
    directions listen rhyme
    discover lovely respect
    disappointed measuring searching
    embarrassed miserable special
    enormous mumble spotless
    exhausted negative squirm
    explore nervous stomped
    fair nibbled suddenly
    fascinating note suggestion
    feast notice surprise
    focus observing uncomfortable
    frustrated opposite  warning
    gigantic ordinary  wonder
    grumpy positive  worried
    huge precious

    1st Grade Scaffolding by Content Area

    1st Grade "I Can" Statements

     

    2nd Grade Academic "Brick" Vocabulary Words:

    Math 
    Reading/Writing
    Science
    Social Studies

    "Mortar" Words for 2nd Graders:

    amaze energy non-living
    amusing enormous noticed
    analyze escape observed
    annoy estimate opinion
    arranged exercise peeking
    avoid expect plan
    cause famous poke
    classify flock predict
    community friendly prefer
    conclusion frighten process
    connection frown publish
    continue gasp records
    cooperation gather revise
    curious gust separate
    cycle helpful steaming
    data include shivered
    describe insist similar
    detail investigate sum
    diagram label suppose
    difference leaned sway
    different living stormy
    discover march swoop
    drowsy matter treasure
    edit moist vanish
    effect necessary volunteer

    2nd Grade Scaffolding by Content Area

    2nd Grade "I Can" Statements  

     

    3rd Grade Academic "Brick" Vocabulary Words:

    Math 
    Reading/Writing
    Science
    Social Studies

    "Mortar" Words for 3rd Graders:

    additional event region
    agreeable examine repair
    argue example ridiculous
    arrange experience scar
    assist fatal scatter
    attract flexible shiver
    careless furious signal
    cause gathered similar
    climate gist slumber
    coast infer solution
    compare intelligent starve
    construct invitation stumble
    continent irritate tackle
    contrast marine tentacle
    credit mend typical
    culture multiply unite
    dangle nervous unusual
    defend occur valuable
    describe opposite vehicle
    details passage volunteer
    develop patient diagram
    peer disappointed persuade
    division pleasant effect
    prank elect predict
    purpose endangered recognize

    3rd Grade Scaffolding by Content Area

    3rd Grade "I Can" Statements  

     

     

    4th Grade Academic "Brick" Vocabulary Words:

    Math 
    Reading/Writing
    Science
    Social Studies

    "Mortar" Words for 4th Graders:

    accomplish essential reason
    adaptation estimate recognize
    approached evidence recommend
    argued example represent
    automatically except result
    avoid exclaimed scarce
    border experiment select
    calculate flexible separate
    cause fortunate simplify
    circular frequent summarize
    compare furious surround
    concluding increasing support
    confirm infer temporary
    contrast inform threatens
    convince insert tradition
    critical maximum minimum
    decrease typical usually
    defend observe demonstrate
    organized describe obvious
    detail passage develop
    persuade difference predict
    prefer disappointed distribute
    previous effective purpose
    eliminate prediction rarely
    entirety

    4th Grade Scaffolding by Content Area

    4th Grade "I Can" Statements

     

     

    5th Grade Academic "Brick" Vocabulary Words:

    Math 
    Reading/Writing
    Science
    Social Studies

    "Mortar" Words for 5th Graders:

    abolish escalate influence
    accomplish establish investigate
    accurate evaluate navigate
    announce evidence opposed
    anxious exhaust ordinary
    approach expansion passage
    approval expectation persuade
    approximate explain primary
    argument express recently
    avoid extend reference
    briskly familiar review
    cease frequent revolt
    claim gigantic scarce
    conclude gist significant
    conflict glare source
    consistent harsh summarize
    context heroic superior
    convince hesitate tension
    culture hilarious tolerate
    decade historic tremble
    dissatisfied horizontal unexpected
    dominate hostile unfamiliar
    drowsy huddle vertical
    edible identify effortless
    illegible equivalent immigrate

    5th Grade Scaffolding by Content Area

    5th Grade "I Can" Statements

     

     

    6th Grade Academic "Brick" Vocabulary Words:

    Math 
    Reading/Writing
    Science
    Social Studies

    "Mortar" Words for 6th Graders:

    adjacent dimension obedient
    accumulate drastic oblivious
    adapt elaborate origin
    adequate encourage peculiar
    analyze equation persuade
    anticipate evaluate prediction
    appropriate exaggerate priority
    artifact exhaust quote
    benefit expression realistic
    calculate extend recount
    catastrophe extensive reinforce
    chronological factor repetition
    citizen ferocious retrieve
    civilization frequent frequency
    compose genuine solution
    conclusion government strategy
    congruent history substitute
    consequence hypothesis suspense
    construct insists tentative
    continuous irrigate thesis
    contrast lofty transfer
    contribute manipulate unanimous
    declare massive unique
    democracy narrate variable
    similar viewpoint violate

    6th Grade Scaffolding by Content Area

    6th Grade "I Can" Statements